Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman
1908 - 1984

Ethel Merman  American Singer


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Ethel Merman was previously married to Ernest Borgnine (1964), Robert Six (1953 - 1960), Robert Levitt (i) (1941 - 1952) and William Smith (I) (1940 - 1941).

Ethel Merman was in a relationship with Sherman Billingsley.

Ethel Merman had encounters with Farley Granger and Cesar Romero.


American Singer Ethel Merman was born Ethel Agnes Zimmermann on 16th January, 1908 in Astoria, New York and passed away on 15th Feb 1984 New York City, New York aged 76. She is most remembered for There`s No Business Like Show Business. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ethel Merman was in 2 on-screen matchups, including Dan Dailey in There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) and Robert Cummings in The Love Boat (1977).

Ethel Merman is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American female singers and American pop singers.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating1 - - -
Married4 11 years 5 years, 9 months 1 year, 6 months
Encounter2 - - -
Total7 11 years 3 years, 3 months 1 year, 6 months


First Name Ethel
Last Name Merman
Full Name at Birth Ethel Agnes Zimmermann
Alternative Name The Grande Dame of Broadway
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th January, 1908
Birthplace Astoria, New York
Died 15th February, 1984
Place of Death New York City, New York
Cause of Death Complications Following Brain Cancer Sugery
Buried Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress/Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame There`s No Business Like Show Business
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1930–1982, 1930-1982
Music Style Traditional Pop, Vaudeville, Show Tunes, Cast Recordings, Stage & Screen, Popular Music Entry
Music Mood Campy, Amiable/Good-Natured, Sentimental, Energetic, Dramatic, Lively, Brassy, Innocent, Theatrical, Playful, Gleeful, Fun, Carefree, Rousing, Humorous, Nostalgic, Cheerful, Confident
Father Edward Zimmermann
Mother Agnes Zimmermann
Friend Judy Garland, Jimmy Durante, Ray Bolger, Charles Addams, Patricia Kennedy Lawford, Mitzi Gaynor, Tallulah Bankhead, Vivian Blaine, Jimmy Donahue, Charlie Cushing, Mary Martin, Al Siegel, Benay Venuta, Tony Cointreau, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin, Howard Lindsay, Russell Crouse

Ethel Merman (born Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress, artist, and singer. Known primarily for her distinctive, powerful voice and leading roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage". Over her distinguished career in theater she became known for her iconic performances in shows such as Anything Goes, Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, and Hello, Dolly!. She is also known for her film roles in Anything Goes (1936), Call Me Madam (1953), There's No Business Like Show Business (1954), and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963). Among many accolades, she received the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her performance in Call Me Madam, a Grammy Award for Gypsy and Drama Desk Award for Hello, Dolly!.

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Ethel Merman76 CapricornSinger
Ernest Borgnine95 AquariusActor
Robert Six79 CancerBusiness
Robert Levitt (i)-
William Smith (I)-
Sherman Billingsley66 PiscesBusiness
Farley Granger85 CancerActor
Cesar Romero86 AquariusActor


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
EthelFemale20th July, 194279 years oldRobert Levitt (i)
RobertMale11th August, 194576 years oldRobert Levitt (i)


Airplane!1980Lieutenant HurwitzMovie
Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July1979Lilly Loraine (voice)TV Movie
The Love Boat1977Ros Smith, Roz SmithTV Show
You're Gonna Love It Here1977Lolly Rogers (as Miss Ethel Merman)TV Movie
Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood1976Hedda ParsonsMovie
Journey Back to Oz1972Mombi, the Bad Witch (voice)Movie
That's Life1968TV Show
Annie Get Your Gun1967Annie OakleyTV Movie
Batman1966Lola LasagneTV Show
Tarzan1966Rosanna McCloudTV Show
That Girl1966Ethel MermanTV Show
The Art of Love1965Madame Coco La FontaineMovie
It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World1963Mrs. MarcusMovie
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Clara LovelaceTV Show
Vacation Playhouse1963Maggie BrownTV Show
Maggie Brown1963Maggie BrownTV Movie
There's No Business Like Show Business1954Molly DonahueMovie
The Best of Broadway1954Hattie MaloneyTV Show
Panama Hattie1954Hattie MaloneyTV Movie
Call Me Madam1953Sally AdamsMovie
G.E. True Theater1953Muriel FloodTV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953Libby MarksTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Mother HughesTV Show
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950Reno SweeneyTV Show
Stage Door Canteen1943Ethel MermanMovie
Alexander's Ragtime Band1938Jerry AllenMovie
Happy Landing1938Flo KellyMovie
Straight Place and Show1938Linda TylerMovie
Anything Goes1936Reno SweeneyMovie
Strike Me Pink1936Joyce LennoxMovie
The Big Broadcast of 19361935Ethel MermanMovie
Kid Millions1934Dot ClarkMovie
We're Not Dressing1934EdithMovie
Be Like Me1933EveShort Film
Ireno1932IreneShort Film
Old Man Blues1932HelenShort Film
Devil Sea, The1931Short Film
Roaming1931Mary, Show Owner's DaughterShort Film
Follow the Leader1930Helen KingMovie
Cave Club, The1930Vocalist: The Sockety-SockShort Film
Her Future1930DefendantShort Film
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